Happy New Year, Earthlings.
I have spent it so far among the elements.
Swim with me a bit.
Happy New Year, Earthlings.
Hayao Miyazaki has mastered the art of cli-fi. And yet so many of his earlier visions have remained out of sight and out of mind.
As the West is consumed by fire, as predicted fo so long, it is time to bow to my past which no longer exists.
Twelve years ago, on the cusp of a new administration, I crafted a list to save the world from climate crisis. Here we go again (again).
A child of climate crisis, Greta Thunberg has become a champion in search of solidarity to reclaim our future. And the new documentary I Am Greta is her statement of purpose.
It is long past time to defund and disempower the nuclear industry.
Its weaponization of the renewable energy movement has no place among those committed to unplugging the climate crisis that has brought us to brink of annihilation.
The skies and air may be cleaner than recent memory. But the coronavirus is still inflicting heavy clean energy casualties during a climate crisis that has yet to be fully addressed.
Solar is only for the rich, goes the usual complaint in defense of a status quo that has led directly to our climate crisis.
That’s a no.
We’re on the right track to solarization. We just need speed up the pace, brighen up this planet, and save our sorry asses.
Matthew Rankin’s surreal, synesthesic short film The Tesla World Light is finally free for all to see. Let us hope Nikola Tesla’s utopian hope for free energy isn’t far behind.
When I first learned that Matthew Rankin was crafting a surreal short about Nikola Tesla, I knew I soon would be picking his fertile brain about free energy, bird love, and why dystopians are marching to the sixth mass extinction.
Another great perk writing for the conscientious Civil Eats? Greens from across the sociocultural spectrum sharing my data.
One of the great things about writing for Civil Eats is that I get a chance to explore several existential concerns at once. For my second piece, I was lucky enough to analyze and evangelize solarization, decarbonization and an agricultural infrastructure with a future.
I dove into the data of corporate solar and wind adoption for The Guardian. Corporations are stepping up their renewable energy investment and infrastructure, and there’s no going back, no matter who wins what election.
a contract to replace a so-called natural gas nightmare we can see from a space
An unblinking look at the dramatic debate over nuclear power.
It was just a matter of time before Tesla Motors and SolarCity synergized.
Louisiana has a choice to make on solar.
Because they’re too comfortable setting their sights too low.
The solar industry has added jobs to the American economy at 10 times the national average.
Not bad for a renewable energy upstart.
You bet your Union, Jack.
Governor Brown’s goals will create billions and slash millions.
Sooner than later, it will likely take over electricity markets worldwide.